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Database Administrator, based at Holiday House in Leeds City Centre.

Jet2.com and Jet2Holidays are always looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable people to join our award-winning team of colleagues. We are looking to hire a SQL Database Administrator (DBA) to join our growing Data Platform team (DBAs, MVPs and Database Reliability Engineers).

The team consists of 8 DBA’s/Engineers supporting an estate of around 500 SQL Servers and 30 Oracle servers. We are looking for individuals who are keen to explore a variety of data platforms, drive innovation and develop their own skillset.

What will you do in the role?

  • Provide core support to various functions within the team which include: incident support, release support, projects, automation and route to live (platform operations)
  • Build, configure and support SQL Server operations across the business
  • Review Pull Requests/release scripts from development teams. Investigate existing queries running on live databases and assist development teams in making queries more performant where possible
  • Understand at least one method for High-Availability/Disaster Recovery, such as backups, mirroring, AlwaysOn, Failover Cluster Instance or Log Shipping
  • Work closely with IT support and Release Management teams
  • Provide support to the wider business in relation to Database queries and features

What are the key skills/experience you’ll already have?

  • Keen to explore a variety of data platforms
  • Driven to innovate and improve
  • Willing to take advantage of excellent training opportunities via external conferences such as SQL Bits, as well as ongoing in-house and offsite training
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic and keen to learn new technologies/techniques
  • Ability to get involved and provide support in resolving live/urgent issues impacting the business
  • Any experience in Powershell automation, Oracle Cloud technologies or NoSQL would be desirable, but not essential

What can we offer you?

We have been recognised as one of theTop 50 Best Places to Work in the UK in 2022 on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -

  • Hybrid working – we’re in the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Competitive salary, with annual pay review
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 26 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and Jet2.com holidays and flights
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Buy or Sell Annual Leave
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Many retail discounts on – travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle

We offer an excellent remuneration package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 11 UK bases.

Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays!!